MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FILING EXTENSIONS (ADDED 3/27/2020)
Clinton, Miss. – Mississippi Department of Revenue Response to Requests for Relief
The Mississippi Department of Revenue is aware of the new pressures on the business community and state governments in responding to the COVID 19 pandemic. We are committed to doing what we can to help provide relief and certainty to our taxpayers.
Extensions of Filing Deadlines -- While the federal government and many other states have postponed their income tax filing and payment deadlines to July 15, Mississippi has currently elected to move its filing deadline to May 15 in order to meet our statutory requirements of a balanced budget as of the fiscal year end, which is June 30. The Department issued this extension with legislative input and input from our governor’s office. We cannot move this deadline out past the fiscal year end without express direction from the legislature and the governor because this will create a $500,000,000 deficit for the current fiscal year... READ FULL PRESS RELEASE: cdf.ms/covidextensions